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College Sports Roundup

November 24, 2008

By Mathew Schlissel

Online Exclusive


Maryland's Greivis Vasquez hit a game-tying three-pointer to force overtime against Vermont.
(Mitch Stringer/PressBox)
The men's basketball team fell to No. 10 Purdue, 66-46, Saturday in West Lafayette, Ind. The Eagles (1-1) were paced by senior Tywain McKee's 17 points. Vince Goldsberry scored 10 points off the bench while Brian Chestnut and Jordan Lee each grabbed eight caroms. Coppin State shot just 30.0 percent from the floor and committed 17 turnovers. The Eagles travel to Kansas to take on the defending champion Jayhawks Friday.

The women's basketball team fell to South Florida, 97-43, Sunday in Tampa, Fla. Senior Danielle Anders led Coppin State with 11 points while Jennifer Martin added seven points and seven rebounds. The Eagles (0-2) were forced to play without a point guard for the second straight game due to injuries to junior Sesalie Johnson and freshman Shinaa Cross.


The men's basketball team (1-3) fell to Cornell, 82-72, at the NIT Season Tip-Off last Tuesday in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Sophomore guard Tony Lewis scored a career-high 23 points, including 17 in the second half. Junior guard Brett Harvey added 18 for the Greyhounds while sophomore forward Isaac Reid scored 13 to go along with eight boards. Loyola returns to the hardwood Saturday when the Greyhounds travel to Burlington to take on Vermont.

The women's basketball team opened the second half with a 14-5 run and fought off a late rally by Army to secure a 64-56 win Sunday in West Point, N.Y. Kaitlin Grant led the Greyhounds with 16 points and eight rebounds. Siobhan Prior added 15 and Candace Walker dropped in 10. The Greyhounds host Bucknell Saturday.


The men's basketball team (3-0) needed a Greivis Vasquez game-tying three-pointer to force overtime, where the Terrapins outscored Vermont, 17-2, en route to an 89-74 victory. Vasquez led the Terps with 26 points while Landon Milbourne added 13. With the victory, head coach Gary Williams won his 400th game at Maryland. The Terps face Michigan State Thursday in the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla.  

The field hockey team defeated Wake Forest, 4-2, to capture the national title Sunday in Louisville, Ky. -- the Terps' third national championship in four years. Senior Susie Rowe capped off a tremendous year with a goal and two assists. Katie O'Donnell led the Terps with two goals.


The football team fell to Hampton, 17-13, Saturday in its season finale. Morgan State (6-6) was looking to finish above .500 for the first time since 2003. Devan James, who entered the game as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's leading rusher (111.4 yards per game), finished the game with 112 yards on 25 carries.

The men's basketball team (2-5) fell to Wisconsin-Green Bay, 71-57, in the final game of the 2008 Glenn Wilkes Classic in Daytona Beach, Fla. The Bears shot just 17 percent from the field in the second half and just 30 percent for the game. Marquise Kately led the Bears with 14 points and eight rebounds. Reggie Holmes added 11 points. The Bears face Ole Miss on the road Saturday.


Kaleo Kina scored all 26 of his points in the second half and overtime to lead the men's basketball team to a 102-99 triple overtime win over William & Mary Saturday in Williamsburg, Va. The Mids (3-1) shot 45.3 percent from the field, including 38.9 percent from three-point range. Junior Chris Harris set a school record with 55 minutes played and scored 26 points with seven boards, three assists and two steals. The Midshipmen host Radford Saturday. 

The women's basketball team lost to Columbia, 54-53, Saturday in the consolation game of the Tyler Ugolyn Columbia Classic in New York City. Senior Whitney Davidson, who scored a game-high 17 points and after scoring 18 points in Friday's 77-58 loss to Texas State, was named to the all-tournament team. Senior Cassie Considine added 11 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots. Navy hosts St. Francis (Pa.) Friday.


The football team (3-9, 1-7 Colonial Athletic Conference) ended a difficult season on a bad note as the Tigers were routed by No. 1 James Madison, 58-27, Saturday at Unitas Stadium. Senior quarterback Sean Schaefer finished with 315 yards passing and two touchdowns to move past Neil Lomax (Portland State) into eighth place on the NCAA FCS career passing list with 11,664 yards. Senior Marcus Lee finished his career as the Towson's career leader in receptions with 225, passing former All-American Jamal White.

The men's basketball team defeated Hampton, 82-73, Saturday at the Towson Center. Sophomore transfer Jarrel Smith led the Tigers with a career-high 24 points and nine rebounds. Freshman guard Troy Franklin scored 18 points, dished out six assists and grabbed six rebounds in his third start. The Tigers travel to Philadelphia to face Villanova Friday.


The men's basketball team (3-1) defeated Columbia, 66-52, Saturday in the title game of the Tyler Ugolyn Columbia Classic. Senior guard Jay Greene scored a game-high 22 points and was named tournament Most Valuable Player. Senior forward Darryl Proctor added 16 points and eight rebounds. Sophomore Rich Fleming scored 13 points and grabbed a career-best nine boards. The Retrievers host Toledo Saturday.

The women's basketball team fell to Seton Hall, 81-70, Saturday in the championship game of the Seton Hall Basketball Classic in South Orange, N.J. Junior guard Carlee Cassidy led the Retrievers with 24 points -- her fourth straight 20-point performance to start the season. Freshman Erin Brown was the only Retriever in double figures with a career-high 10 points. UMBC faces Western Michigan Saturday in the Iona Thanksgiving Classic in New Rochelle, N.Y.


Stevenson's men's basketball team fell to Catholic, 82-62, Saturday in Washington D.C. Junior Greg Woody led the Mustangs with a career-high 35 points, but it wasn't enough to tame the unbeaten Cardinals (4-0). The loss marked the first time that Stevenson (0-3) has lost three straight to open a season in five years.


The Johns Hopkins' football season came to an end Saturday as the Blue Jays (8-3) fell to Catholic, 18-17, in the 2008 ECAC Southeast Bowl at Homewood Field last Saturday. Junior Andrew Kase rushed for 188 yards to become Johns Hopkins' career rushing leader with 2,954 yards.

Posted November 24, 2008